Science of Soft Robots – Interdisciplinary integration of mechatronics, material science, and bio-computing

Achievements

Recent papers

  • [A03] K. Tanaka, Y. Tokudome, Y. Minami, S. Honda, T. Nakajima, K. Takei, and K. Nakajima, “Self-organization of remote reservoirs: transferring computation to spatially distant locations”, Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2100166, 2021.
  • [A03] Tomoyuki Kubota, Hirokazu Takahashi, and Kohei Nakajima, “Unifying framework for information processing in stochastically driven dynamical systems”, Physical Review Research, Vol. 3, 43135, 2021.
  • [B01] Nie Minghao, Ai Shima, Kenta Fukushima, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “A Cylindrical Molding Method for the Biofabrication of Plane-Shaped Skeletal Muscle Tissue”, Micromachines, Vol. 12, No. 11, pp. 1411, 2021.
  • [B01] Byeongwook Jo, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “Skeletal muscle-adipose cocultured tissue fabricated using cell-laden microfibers and a hydrogel shee”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 2021.
  • [A01] N. Harada, T. Oura, M. Maeda, Y. Shen, D. M. Kikuchi and H. Tanaka, “Kinematics and hydrodynamics analyses of swimming penguins: wing bending improves propulsion performance”, Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol. 224, No. 21, pp. 1-20, 2021.
  • [A02] Junwen Zhong, Zhaoyang Li, Masahito Takakuwa, Daishi Inoue, Daisuke Hashizume, Zhi Jiang, Yujun Shi, Lexiang Ou, Md Osman Goni Nayeem, Shinjiro Umezu, Kenjiro Fukuda, and Takao Someya, “Smart Face Mask based on an Ultrathin Pressure Sensor for Wireless Monitoring of Breath Conditions”, Advanced Materials, 2021.
  • [A02] Steven I. Rich, Shinyoung Lee, Kenjiro Fukuda, and Takao Someya, “Developing the Nondevelopable: Creating Curved-Surface Electronics from Nonstretchable Devices”, Advanced Materials, 2021.
  • [A03] T. Hiruta, N. Hosoya, S. Maeda, and I. Kajiwara, “Experimental evaluation of frequency response and firmness of apples based on an excitation technique using a dielectric elastomer actuator”, Sensors and Actuators A, Vol. 330, 112830, 2021.

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Recent international conference presentations

  • [A03] R. Wu, K. Nakajima, and Y. Pan, “Performance Improvement of FORCE Learning for Chaotic Echo State Networks”, ICONIP2021, pp. 262-272, 2021.
  • [A02] Wei, T., Fujie, T., Sawada, K., and Takahashi, K., “Transmission color sheet using 2D plasmonic metasurface embedded in elastomer nanosheet”, MNC2021, 2021.
  • [B01] Takumi Hishinuma, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “CONSTRUCTION OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL SKELETAL MUSCLE TISSUE WITH IMPROVED CONTRACTILE FORCE BASED ON ANCHOR SHAPE”, MicroTAS2021, pp. 207-208, 2021.
  • [B01] Kenta Horiuchi, Byeongwook Jo, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “SKELETAL MUSCLE TISSUE CONSTRUCTION WITHOUT NON-EDIBLE EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX”, pp. 1277-1278, 2021.
  • [B01] Ryuki Kinjo, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “PIVOTING MOTION IN BIPEDAL WALKING ROBOT POWERED BY SKELETAL MUSCLE TISSUE”, MicroTAS2021, pp. 163-164, 2021.
  • [B01] Kohei Fukushima, Minghao Nie, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “A MICROFABRICATED STRETCHABLE HYDROGEL DEVICE FOR THE CULTURE OF OSTEOBLAST-BASED 3D TISSUE”, MicroTAS2021, pp. 285-286, 2021.
  • [B01] Haruka Futatsubashi, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “DEFORMABLE 3D-PRINTED SOFT MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES”, MicroTAS2021, pp. 1251-1252, 2021.
  • [B01] Towa Ueno, Haruka Oda, Yuya Morimoto, and Shoji Takeuchi, “Partial Formation of Hydroxyapatite on Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) Hydrogel for Intensive Motions of Biomimetic Soft Robots”, IROS2021, pp. 4966-4971, 2021.

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Recent international invited talks

  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Human-interactive multimodal wearable sensor sheet”, Online Conference: Nanomaterials & Electronics for Wearable Implantable Devices & Applications (NEWIDEA 2021), 2021.
  • [A01] Hiroto Tanaka, “Underwater propulsion of penguins with flexible wings”, The 32nd 2021 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multimodal flexible sensor sheets for feedback wearable applications”, 6th International Conference on Advanced Electromaterials (ICAE 2021), 2021.
  • [A02] Toshinori Fujie, “Tissue-Contact Electronics for Advanced Healthcare and Medicine”, The 5th International Conference on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics (AMSM2021) , 2021.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultraflexible organic electronic devices for self-powered applications”, 1st International Conference on Energy Materials (ICEM2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multimodal flexible sensor system with wireless feedback alarm function”, 240th ECS meeting, 2021.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultra-Flexible Organic Integrated Systems for Self-Powered Sensors”, IUMRS-ICA 2021, 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multi-functional flexible sensor sheets with feedback functions”, IUMRS-ICA 2021, 2021.
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    Recent awards

    • [A02] Hiroyuki Nabae:  “SICE International Young Authors Award for IROS2019,” IROS 2019, 2019.
    • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda: “RIKEN Eiho Award for year of 2018”, RIKEN, 2019.
    • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda : “CEMS Research Award”, RIKEN CEMS, 2019.
    • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda : “Young Scientist Award for year of 2019”, MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology), 2019.
    • [A03] Yu Hirano: “Student Encouraging Prize”, Information Processing Society of Japan, 2019.
    • [A03] Takeshi Kobayashi : “Student Encouraging Prize”, Information Processing Society of Japan, 2019.
    • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda: “RIKEN The 4th Industry Partnerships Incentive Award (RIKEN Oubu Award)”, RIKEN, 2019.
    • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda : “RIKEN The 10th Research Incentive Award (RIKEN Oubu Award)”, RIKEN, 2019.

    List of all awards (under construction)